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40-2354

B-24 Liberator

B-24D funded with FY autorization deferred to the later Series when the bulk of the B-24A was deferred to allow direct delivers to Britian as direct sales prior to Lend Lease.

Service

People

  • Arden Anderson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Anderson was born in 1918 and grew up in the small town of Menasha, Wisconsin, where he graduated with honors from the local high school during the Great Depression. He enlisted in the Army at Chanute Field, Illinois, where he passed the Air Corps test...

  • Robert Pressley

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Campbeltown PA28, UK 1 September 1941

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2020 19:38:47 phil marchese Changes to description
Sources

Blue, Al; The B-24 LIBERATOR.

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2020 15:22:46 phil marchese Changes to production block number and nicknames
Sources

Blue, appendix, serial numbers
Baugher, US aircraft serial numbers.

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2020 13:51:28 phil marchese Changes to production block number and nicknames
Sources

BLUE, A; The B-24 LIBERATOR
BAUGHER, J.F.; US AIRCRAFT SERIAL NUMBERS

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2020 20:54:23 phil marchese Changes to markings
Sources

40-2349/2368 Consolidated B-24A-CO Liberator
MSN 1/20. Diverted to RAF as AM910/AM929. Prior to their construction, this serial batch was allocated to
B-24As. When it was decided to substitute 20 B-24As for 20 LB-30s on the British contract, the planes were given
British serial numbers and the AAF serials were reallocated to B-24Ds.

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2020 13:39:08 phil marchese Changes to production block number and markings
Sources

Al Blue, THE B-24 LIBERATOR
MARCHESE; B-24 LIBERATOR PMD

Date Contributor Update
15 November 2017 13:50:39 Lucy May Changes to nicknames, markings, description, events, aircraft associations, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Removed information related to B-24 42-40354.
Error on MACR 3302-B that lists this serial number instead of 42-40354:
https://www.fold3.com/image/28650610

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1940.html

Need to check accuracy of B24bestweb in this case.

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2016 10:13:42 Al_Skiff Changes to person associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/snafu-v2.htm
https://www.fold3.com/image/28650610

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2016 10:05:51 Al_Skiff Changes to nicknames, markings, description, events, aircraft associations and unit associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/snafu-v2.htm

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2016 00:58:12 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/snafu-v2.htm

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